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Traditional region

Prácheňsko Region

Till these days it has been a region of silver ponds, spacious fields and many hills, where the real bagpipe music can be heard and where you can enjoy the traditional fishpond cultivation.

Enjoy Prácheňsko Region with all senses and let yourself be carried away with the melody, beauty and quiet splashing.
You can really savour the region thanks to local culinary specialities, traditional methods and ingredients. Let your senses flow in the unmistakeable fragrance and taste of local cuisine and enjoy.

Hnětýnka (small cake)

Little cake made of whipped dough 15cm average, which has still been baked in the Písek and Strakonice regions. Hnětýnka, full of sugar, butter and eggs, is tipped out after cooling down, glazed by white sugar, eventually chocolate frosting, and then decorated with sugar pipings – small flowers, wreaths, doves etc.

Bramborka (potato cake)

Yeast - rised potato salty cake poured in baking tin. Bases are yeast, grated raw potatoes, and cracklings or sliced smoked meat. Garlic, caraway, poppy seed and marjoram are used as basic spices in Bramborka.

Štěkenské koláčky (cookies)

They are baked according to old time-proven recipe, and spread with various fillings, for example curds, poppy seed, jam, nut and other in accordance with the client wish.

Kapr po blatensku (Carp in blatenska way)

Carp precoated in the mixture of flour and red pepper.

Map of Czech traditions